Comic tales of a group of good friends, 4 boys and 2 girls, during breaks in primary school, as they grow up, relate to each other, and have brushes with authority.
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Series cast summary:
Rickey D'Shon Collins ...
 Vince LaSalle (129 episodes, 1997-2001)
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 Mikey Blumberg (129 episodes, 1997-2001)
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 Gretchen Grundler (129 episodes, 1997-2001)
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 Spinelli (129 episodes, 1997-2001)
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 Gus Griswald (127 episodes, 1997-2001)
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 Theodore J. 'T.J.' Detweiler / ... (101 episodes, 1998-2001)
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Comic tales of a group of good friends, 4 boys and 2 girls, during breaks in primary school, as they grow up, relate to each other, and have brushes with authority. Written by Cynan Rees <cynanrees@hotmail.com>

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31 August 1997 (USA)  »

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Disney's Recess  »

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1.33 : 1
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*It is extremely implied that the rickety playground, "Old Rusty", has been on Earth since the beginning of time, especially around the dinosaur age. See more »

Quotes

Miss Alordayne Grotkey: Ok, so everyone who didn't do their homework last night will be challenged to a double load.
[the class groans]
Miss Alordayne Grotkey: And anyone who did their homework can have the night off.
Gretchen: YES! WOOHOO!
[realizes she's the only one cheering]
Gretchen: Umm, I mean... Boo, the unfairness?
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Spoofed in Frizzle and the Magic School Bus (2014) See more »

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Recess is about 6 best friends who solve the tribulations of growing up.
4 October 2005 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

I love Recess and I think it is one of the best cartoons that are shown on television.Recess is about 6 best friends who solve the tribulations of growing up. Theodere.J. Detwiler-The leader. Vince Losall-The athlete. Gretchen Grumbler-The clever one (The brain) Ashley Spinelli-The great fighter (The wrestler). Gus P Griswoll-The boy with the heart. Mikey Blumberg-The poet. My favourite episodes are Here comes Mr perfect,the new kid and King Gus. My favourite characters are Gus,T.J.,Gretchen and Vince but I think Spinelli and Mikey are fantastic too. The gang remind me of me and my friends so I like it even more.


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